Brooklyn Funk Essentials - Big Apple Boogaloo - (United States)
Raul Paz - Buena Suerte - (Cuba)
Luis Mangual - Son de Nueva York - (United States)
Yerba Buena - Electric Boogaloo - (United States)
Mas Bajo - Rico Montuno - (France)
Cecilia Noel - Asi Se Compone Un Son - (Peru)
Coffee Makers - Las Calles de Medellín - (Colombia)
Fruko y Orquesta - Cumbia del Caribe - (Colombia)
A.B. Quintanilla III & Kumbia Kings featuring Ozomatli - Mi Gente- (United States)
The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Regi Bugalú - (United Kingdom)
Orquesta Lo Nuestro - Ni Tilingo Ni Tilango - (Colombia)
Ska Cubano - Yírí Yírí Bon - (Cuba)
The mesmerizing grooves and tantalizing rhythms of Latin music have been leading people to the dance floor for decades. Putumayo’s Latin Party is perhaps its most diverse Latin release yet. It includes a mix of boogaloo, funk, cumbia, son, salsa, ska and dancehall and spotlights cutting-edge bands and rising stars that pay homage to Latin music’s past while creatively moving it into the 21st century.
The CD liner notes feature a drink recipe by Food Network chef Daisy Martinez and an appetizer recipe by leading Mexican chef Patricia Quintana, owner of renowned Mexican restaurant Izote.